"Now there's a new twist!" -- Thomas Elliott, on Shaken & Stirred: The Feminism of James Bond
--Mensa Bulletin (April/May 2011)Shaken & Stirred: The Feminism of James Bond
offers a "thorough feminism perspective."
--Gloria Hendry, aka "Rosie Carver" in Live and Let DieShaken & Stirred: The Feminism of James Bond
"stands high above many of the 'Bond as social zeitgeist' stuff we've seen in recent decades." --Matt Sherman, creator of SpyFest
and the Bond Collectors' Weekends
"I . . . enjoyed your analysis of the importance of the Bond girl icon as it relates to and reveals the changing culture." -- Lois Chiles, aka "Dr. Holly Goodhead" in Moonraker
"[W]e finally have a detailed analysis of the complex evolution of the Bond Girl character. This book gives new insights into Bond's world and insures that you'll never look at Bond Girls the same way again!" --Charles Helfenstein, author of The Making of
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
From the Author
The Feminism of James Bond
is the first installment in the Shaken & Stirred
series, which analyzes the historical and social implications of the feminist and Women's Liberation movements in popular culture. In The Feminism of James Bond
, Robert A. Caplen conducts an independent examination of the Bond Girl character and charts both her development and significance over the course of the first eleven James Bond cinematic missions.